Just a couple of weeks ago it was Fashion Revolution Week, a week that marks the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster and encourages people to demand change within the fashion industry by asking brands #whomademyclothes. Throughout the week I posted on instagram my ethical outfits of the day (click here to see them). … Continue reading Rethink Your Wardrobe: Sustainable Fashion on a Budget
I've used recycled toilet roll before, but despite being recycled it normally comes in plastic packaging and is often poor quality. At the start of Plastic Free July my Mam took a leap of faith and bulk ordered some toilet roll from Who Gives A Crap. It was a leap of faith as introducing more … Continue reading Loo Roll: Seriously… Who Gives A Crap?
As we're over a week into Plastic Free July I thought I'd give a quick update on how it's going, with a focus on grocery shopping... One of my biggest plastic gripes is food packaging. Many a time I've gone grocery shopping and spent just as long putting the shopping away as putting the plastic … Continue reading Plastic Free July: Grocery shopping
We've been having some great weather in the UK over the past few months (definitely not complaining!), however the lack of rainfall is putting pressure on our water supplies. This morning, while walking Barney, I noticed just how low the water levels are at Severn Trent's Staunton Harold Reservoir as well as how dry and … Continue reading Top 10 Tips to Save Water This Summer
Ahead of Plastic Free July me and my Mam were discussing what will be our biggest challenges. One thing that cropped up was buying milk. I then remembered reading an article months ago about how milkmen and women are on the rise in London because of people demanding less plastic. From that point my Mam … Continue reading Bringing Back the Milkman/Woman
Ideally the most sustainable way to chop and change your wardrobe is to not buy brand new.But sometimes you just can't find what you need raking round vintage shops or scrolling through second hand websites. If you do need to buy brand new, then make sure it's from an ethical source. Somewhere that looks into … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week: 10 ethical brands
Next week marks the 5th anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster that killed 1,138 people, it's also the start of Fashion Revolution week.Throughout the week I'll be posting a few blogs... I'll be asking brands #whomademyclothes to demand greater transparency in their supply chains. Check out my posts from last year to see what I … Continue reading What’s occurring this Fashion Revolution week?